Canyon Country

 

Highlights:

Scottsdale ● Oak Creek Canyon ● Kaibab National Forest ● Grand Canyon ● Lake Powell ● Bryce Canyon National Park ● Zion National Park — Las Vegas

9 Days ● 11 Meals: 7 Breakfasts ● 4 Dinners

  • Enjoy time in magical Sedona and a scenic drive through Oak Creek Canyon.
  • Climb aboard Zion’s open-air tram with an expert guide.
  • Behold the breathtaking views of the vast Grand Canyon.
  • Explore the most amazing spires of Bryce Canyon National Park.
  • Marvel at the red and white sandstone cliffs of Zion National Park.
  • Experience an invigorating breakfast cruise along lovely Lake Powell.

Day 1: Scottsdale, Arizona – Tour Begins
Explore the most famous canyons of the American West on a journey featuring three national parks. Begin in colorful Scottsdale where you will join your fellow travelers for a welcome dinner. Today dinner will be included.
Hotel: Courtyard Mariott in Scottsdale, Arizona

Day 2: Scottsdale – Sedona – Grand Canyon
Stunning Sedona awaits. Soak in the imaginative atmosphere and colorful vistas while browsing the arts and crafts shops of the marketplace. Admire Oak Creek Canyon, where the rock formations seem to change hue with every turn in the road. Later, travel through the spectacular Kaibab National Forest before reaching the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. Today breakfast and dinner will be included.
Hotel: Yavapai East Lodge (Delaware North), Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona

Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon

     

Day 3: Grand Canyon – Lake Powell
“Grand” is not a strong enough word for today. This morning, take the time to explore the Grand Canyon. Theodore Roosevelt once said, “This is one of the great sights which every American, if he can travel at all, must see.” Behold those same breathtaking views as we travel along East Rim Drive. Later, a short ride brings you to Cameron Trading Post. For nearly a century, the post has acted as a haven for travelers, traders and explorers. Continue north through mesa-studded desert before arriving at your home for the next two evenings – a lovely hotel overlooking the stunning blue waters of Lake Powell. Later we will enjoy dinner at Lake Powell and some time at leisure. Today breakfast and dinner will be included.
Hotel: Lake Powell Resort – Page, AZ 

Lake Powell

Lake Powell

Day 4: Lake Powell – Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park or Canyon Cruise
Begin your day with an invigorating breakfast cruise along lovely Lake Powell. Then, it’s your choice! Travel through the territory of the Navajo nation and arrive in Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, a sacred Navajo land featuring iconic sandstone spires; enjoy a fascinating tour, narrated by a Navajo tribe member and a stop at a Hogan, a traditional Navajo hut -OR- you may take a canyon adventure cruise through the wondrous geologic formations of the Navajo and Antelope canyons. Today breakfast will be included. 
Hotel: Lake Powell Resort – Page, AZ 

Day 5: Lake Powell – Bryce Canyon National Park – Springdale, UT (Zion)
Hoodoos! Today, travel to spectacular Bryce Canyon National Park, famous for its hoodoos. These rock formations, created over thousands of years by wind and water, carry natural orange and red hues, the product of iron oxidizing within the rock. Enjoy a walk along the Sunset Point to Sunrise Point Rim Trail. Today breakfast will be included. 
Hotel:  Holiday Inn Express/Springdale Zion Park Inn, Zion National Park, Utah

Bryce Canyon

Bryce Canyon

Day 6: Zion National Park
In sheer magnitude and color, few places on earth match the beauty of Zion National Park’s red and white sandstone cliffs. Take a full day to explore Utah’s first national park. Climb aboard Zion’s open-air tram and wind your way alongside the Virgin River and through the 2,400 foot deep, half-mile wide Zion Canyon. This afternoon, it’s your choice! Visit the Zion Human History Museum to learn more about the park -OR- continue to enjoy time in the great outdoors exploring the park independently. Today breakfast will be included. 
Hotel: Holiday Inn Express/Springdale Zion Park Inn, Zion National Park, Utah

Zion National Park

Zion National Park

Zion National Park Zion National Park
     

Day 7: Springdale – Las Vegas, Nevada
Today, trade nature’s beauty for the lights of the Vegas strip. This four-mile stretch of road features neon lit resorts and round-the-clock action. Today breakfast and dinner will be included. 
Hotel: Luxor Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada

Day 8: Las Vegas, Nevada
Enjoy a day of leisure to explore Las Vegas!
Hotel: Luxor Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada

Day 9: Las Vegas – Tour Ends
Depart for home with amazing memories of your journey.

Included:

  • Roundtrip Airfare from St. Louis
  • Roundtrip Pickup from Southern Illinois to STL Lambert Airport
  • Insurance
  • Air Taxes
  • Hotel Transfers
  • Collette Tour Manager
  • Fully escorted by Jane’s Journeys

About Grand Canyon National Park
Behold the mighty Grand Canyon, established as a national park in 1919. Stand in awe of breathtaking panoramas and layers of vibrant color that tell the story of earth’s geological past. You will come to know why it draws nearly 5 million visitors each year who come to see this natural wonder of the world. The canyon’s massive span and dramatic hues are sure to dazzle your senses and inspire your spirit. Imagine yourself gazing over the edge that rises nearly a mile from the floor to the Colorado River below. This spectacular sight is truly captivating.

Pricing:
Double $3818 – includes $100 savings through 2/18/21
Triple $3758 – includes $100 savings through 2/18/21
Single:  $4,838 – includes $100 savings through 2/18/21